PROGRAMS OF STUDY 51 Naugatuck Valley Community College offers associate degree programs, certificate programs and credit-free certificate programs. Curricular patterns are designed to implement the overall general and specific objectives of the College and lead to the degrees of: Associate in Arts (AA) Associate in Science (AS) Associate Degrees u Mathematics & Science - Chemistry (A.A.) — HC12 u Nursing (A.S.) — HB66 u Accounting (A.S.) — HA03 u Physical Therapist Assistant (A.S.) — HB71 u Automotive Technician (A.S.) — HA24 u Plastics & Rubber Engineering Technology (A.S.) — HB98 u Automotive Technician Management (A.S.) — HC23 u Q a i y Assurance Technology (A.S.) — HB72 ult u Aviation Science (A.S.) — HB97 u Radiologic Technology (A.S.) — HB73 u Aviation Science Management (A.S.) — HC12 u Respiratory Care (A.S.) — HB74 u Banking (A.S.) — HF08 u Technological Studies (A.S.) — HB81 u Behavioral Science (A.S.) — HC20 u Technological Studies - Electrical (A.S.) — HF06 u Business Administration - Business Computer Applications (A.S.) — HA54 u Technological Studies - Wastewater (A.S.) — HF04 ih ra f ou n w t a e s o f c s i : Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing u Business Finance (A.S.) — HA57 u Business Management (A.S.) — HA68 Credit Certificates u Business Offc Technology Executive (A.S.) — HB69 ie u Accounting — HJ05 u Business Offc Technology Legal (A.S.) — HB67 ie u Advanced Engine Performance — HJ12 u Business Offc Technology Medical (A.S.) — HB68 ie u Advanced Wastewater — HN11 u Computer Information Systems Technology (A.S.) — HA76 u Athletic Coaching — HJ22 with areas of focus in: Business Programming, Client/Server Systems, u Automotive Fundamentals — HJ24 Microcomputer Networking Administration, Object-Oriented Programming, u Business Offc Technology - Clerical — HJ43 ie W eb Site Development for E-Commerce u Business Offc Technology - Health Claims Processing — HK22 ie u Criminal Justice/Public Safety (A.S.) — HB04 u Business Offc Technology - Medical Insurance Specialist — HJ44 ie u Criminal Justice - Computer Crime Deterrence (A.S.) — HC16 u Business Offc Technology - Secretarial — HJ45 ie u Criminal Justice - Corrections (A.S.) — HC13 u Business Offc Technology - Word Processing — HJ46 ie Programs of Study u Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement (A.S.) — HC14 u Business Management — HJ38 u Criminal Justice - Security (A.S.) — HC15 u Business Programming — HK25 u Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counselor (A.S.) — HF03 u Client/Server Systems — HK24 u Early Childhood Education (A.S.) — HB93 u Computer Crime Deterrence — HK26 u Electronic Engineering Technology (A.S.) — HB11 u Computer-Aided Drafting/Design Technology — HJ50 u Electronic Engineering Technology Telecommunications (A.S.) — HC22 u Criminal Justice — HJ75 u Engineering Science (A.S.) — HB12 u Culinary Arts — HJ77 u Engineering Technology (A.S.) — HB83 u Dance — HK28 u Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing (A.S.) — HB84 u Dietary Supervision — HJ65 u Engineering Technology - Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (A.S.) — HB86 u E M T-Paramedic — HJ97 u Engineering Technology - Mechanical (A.S.) — HB85 u Early Childhood Education — HJ89 u Environmental Science (A.S.) — HB87 u Electrical — HN12 u Environmental Science - Biology (A.S.) — HB88 u Environmental Systems — HK15 u Environmental Science - Environmental Systems (A.S.) — HB89 u Family Child Care Provider — HJ68 u Environmental Science - Wastewater (A.S.) — HB90 u Finance — HJ70 u F n At - Art (A.A.) — HB15 i e rs u Fine Arts/Studio Art — HJ59 u F n Arts - Dance (A.A.) — HB99 ie u F e C l Technology — HC19 ul el u F n Arts - Multimedia Technology (A.A.) — HB95 ie u General Automotive Services — HK10 u F n Arts - Music (A.A.) — HC10 ie u Gerontology — HK11 u F n At - Theatre Arts (A.A.) — HC11 i e rs u Horticulture — HK18 u F r Technology and Administration (A.S.) — HF05 ie u Legal Studies/Paralegal — HJ69 u Foodservice Management (A.S.) — HB16 u Manufacturing — HK19 u General Studies (A.S.) — HB25 u Marketing and Distribution — HK20 u Horticulture (A.S.) — HB37 u Marketing Electronic Commerce — HJ63 u Hotel Management (A.S.) — HB94 u Mental Health — HJ41 u Human Services (A.S.) — HB34 u Microcomputer Networking Customer Support — HK27 u Human Services - Child and Family Services (A.S.) — HB96 u Microcomputer Networking Specialist — HJ42 u Human Services - Gerontology (A.S.) — HB30 u Multimedia Technology — HJ71 u Human Services - Disabilities/Mental Health (A.S.) — HB31 u Object-Oriented Programming — HK23 u Human Services - Social Work (A.S.) — HB32 u Plastics Specialization — HJ47 u Industrial Management & Supervision Technology (A.S.) — HB36 u Pre-Service Corrections — HK29 u Legal Assistant/Paralegal (A.S.) — HB56 u Quality Control — HJ49 u L b r l Arts and Sciences (A.A.) — HB57 with areas of focus in: iea u Sales Support & Service — HJ64 American Studies, Early Childhood Education, History, u Social Services — HJ57 International Education and Study Abroad Experience, Music u Technical Communications — HJ61 u L b r l Arts and Sciences - Mathematics & Science (A.A.) — HB44 iea u W astewater — HN03 u Marketing (A.S.) — HB61 * For more information refer to pages 149-150. 52 COMMON CORE OF GENERAL EDUCATION THE PHILOSOPHY AND REQUIREMENTS Group III - Behavioral and Social Sciences Naugatuck Valley Community College considers general educa- Behavioral Sciences - After successful completion of a tion an important component of its degree programs. While an behavioral science elective, students will be able to appropriate level of mastery in occupations and technologies is demonstrate knowledge of the major theories in the clearly essential, students are better prepared to live in the world behavioral sciences, understand and apply the scientific and use this mastery only if they are also capable of understanding methodology used for behavioral science research; dem- fundamental theory, weighing values, and forming independent onstrate an understanding of basic psychological pro- judgments. cesses, such as memory and learning; critically analyze the effects of social forces on the perceptions, roles and The College defines General Education as follows: behaviors of individuals and groups; evaluate the causes and consequences of perceived inequality among groups General Education embodies the acquisition and demonstration of of people. Demonstrate an understanding of the range those skills, abilities and values which allow a person to function of psychological and social functioning among differ- as a free and responsible citizen. These include the capacities to ent people across the lifespan and across situations; read and listen with understanding, to communicate clearly in demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for the speech and writing, to perform basic mathematical computations, development and range of social structures such as to reason logically, and to apply these skills, abilities, and values marriage and the family, the arts, political organization, to the demands of living and working. and religion across cultures; develop a conceptual frame- work for the origin of man and the development of This definition and the philosophy behind it are embodied in the culture. Common Core of General Education. It is a term which refers to Social Sciences - After successful completion of a social courses as listed under Groups I, II, III, IV of Naugatuck Valley science elective, students will be able to conduct an Community College’s “Common Core of General Education” inquiry in the social sciences using a variety of re- which the faculty of the College considers essential to its degree sources to gather and evaluate information; evaluate the programs. These courses have already been incorporated into interdependence of local, national and global commu- programs. The outline below will assist in understanding the nities; appreciate the relevance of the social sciences to categories of knowledge. social, political, and economic institutions and behav- iors; critically analyze the reciprocal influence of West- Placement testing results and course prerequisite requirements ern and non-Western institutions and ideas in the devel- prevail before students may register for courses. Transfer credits oping global community; demonstrate competence in will be handled on an individual basis. accessing, ordering, interpreting and evaluating new information; demonstrate knowledge of both the strengths and weaknesses of the types of research em- GENERAL EDUCATION OUTCOMES ployed in the social sciences, and, in addition, develop The outcomes of general education courses are listed in each an appropriate conceptual framework for analyzing course syllabus which are distributed to students each semester. current world issues. The degree and certificate outcomes are listed next to each program outline in the following pages. The specific outcomes of Group IV - Arts and Humanities the General Education categories are listed as follows: English-H102 - Literature - After successful completion of Eng-H102, students will be able to demonstrate aware- Group I - Communication Skills ness of relationships between literature and society, as English-H101 - After successful completion of ENG-H101, well as understand social and multicultural perspectives students will be able to write clear, coherent, focused, in literature. Students will also be able to form and well-developed, error-free essays and a documented express logical opinions about literature both in discus- research paper. sion and writing. Communications-H101 - After successful completion of Fine Arts - After successful completion of a fine arts elective, COMM-H101, students will be able to express them- students will have developed an aesthetic knowledge of selves orally in interpersonal, small and large-group the arts through classroom activities, practical applica- situations and demonstrate an awareness of communi- tion, and related cultural experiences. cation barriers and breakdowns. Humanities - After successful completion of a humanities elective, students will have critically examined the Group II - Mathematics and Science development of values, the roles of creativity, spontane- Mathematics - After successful completion of mathematics ity and discipline in human life, and the essential spirit courses, students will be able to solve problems and of communication. make reasoned decisions in their personal and profes- sional lives. Special Note on Computer Literacy- Word processing skills are Science - After successful completion of science courses, expected of all incoming students. Computer technology is students will be able to appreciate and apply the scien- integrated into most courses at the College. Students are urged to tific method in describing, creating, and understanding master basic computer skills prior to enrolling at the College or to natural phenomena. take computer courses during the first semester of the college experience. COMMON CORE OF GENERAL EDUCATION 53 Group I Group III COMMUNICATION SKILLS 6 credits BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 6 credits ENG-H101 3 credits Programs will contain one course from COMM-H101 3 credits Category A and one course from Category B. Group II Category A MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE 6 or 7 credits Behavioral Sciences 3 credits Programs will contain one course from ANTH-H101 Category A and one course from Category B. PSY-H101 SOC-H101 Category A Mathematics 3 or 4 credits Category B MATH-H106, 108, 109*, 111, 113, 117, 120, Social Sciences 3 credits 205, 206, 207 ECON-H205, 206 *(Restricted to Automotive Technician, Business GEOG-H101, 102 Office Technology, Early Childhood Education, HIST-H101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 110, 111, 112, Hospitality Management, Landscaping and 201, 202, 205 Horticulture students.) POLS-H101, 102, 105 Category B Programs of Study Sciences 3 or 4 credits Group IV ASTR-H101 ARTS AND HUMANITIES 6 credits BIOL-H103, 105, 110/120, 115, 129, 130, 151, 160 Programs will contain ENG-H102 (3 credits) 206/252, 212, 225, 232, 260 and three other credits from this group: CHEM-H101, 111 Fine Arts: GEOL-H101 ART-H101, 102, 104, 105, 109, 112, 114, 116, 131, HORT-H205, 212 150 METR-H101 DANC-H101, 102, 103, 105, 106 PHYS-H101, 111 MM-H101, 106, 116 MUS-H101, 112, 113, 114, 120 TH-H101, 102, 103, 104, 106 Humanities: COMM-H107, 108 ENG-H117, 120, 201, 202, 203, 204, 207, 211, 212, 214, 221, 222, 231, 232, 236, 237, 247 FREN-H101, 102 GERM-H101, 102 ITAL-H101, 102 PHIL-H101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 110 PORT-H101, 102 SPAN-H101, 102, 201, 202 The Common Core of General Education is included in most degree programs at NVCC. Any temporary adjust- ments or exceptions to these requirements will be ex- plained in specific programs to which they apply. The following definitions may be of some assistance. Directed Electives - Credit courses that satisfy specific program requirements. These courses are listed with each program area. Liberal Arts Electives - All courses listed in the common core under Groups I, II, III, IV and advanced courses with the same designations. General Electives - All credit courses listed in the catalog. Students should consider transferability of courses when choosing general electives. 54 COMMON CORE OF GENERAL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT OF THE COMMON CORE OF GENERAL 9. General Electives - All credit courses listed in the catalog. EDUCATION Students should consider transferability of courses when The effectiveness of the College's Common Core of General choosing general electives. Education is assessed by the annual administration of the Aca- demic Profile to each graduating class. The evaluation is a 10. Directed Electives - Credit courses that satisfy specific criterion-referenced achievement examination that rigorously and program requirements. These courses are listed with each comprehensively assesses student proficiency in critical thinking, program area. humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, reading, writing and social studies. No scores in the examination are reported for 11. Modern Language Equivalencies - The following equiva- individual students, and scores are not broken down by courses lencies satisfy the modern language requirements: taken or by any other faculty-specific information. a) 3 years of high school work in a single foreign lan- guage, ancient or modern, or DEFINITIONS YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN b) 2 years of high school work and an added year of a SELECTING YOUR PROGRAM AND COURSES college course at a more advanced level in a single foreign language, or 1. Credit Hours (cr.) - College work is measured in units called credit hours. A credit-hour value is assigned to each course c) 2 semesters of a single foreign language in college. and is normally equal to the number of hours the course meets each week. Credit hours may also be referred to as semester Note: Students may also take CLEP (College Level hours. Examination Program) to satisfy the modern language requirements. Information on these tests is available 2. Lecture Hours (lec.) - The number of clock hours in the fall from the Testing Center. or spring semester the student spends each week in the classroom. This time frame is different for the shorter 12. Credit-Free (CF) - A course of study that does not apply summer sessions. towards the college degree; typically designed as short courses, workshops and customized programs. Credit-free 3. Laboratory Hours (lab.) - The number of clock hours in the programs focus on knowledge and skills that can be applied fall or spring semester the student spends each week in the directly to the job, or personal and professional growth. laboratory or other learning environment. This time frame is different for the shorter summer sessions. 13. Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Certificates - Awarded for successful achievement of a credit-free program's learn- 4. Prerequisite - A course that must be successfully completed ing objectives; typically CEU's are awarded on a 1:10 ratio or a requirement such as related life experiences that must be (i.e., one CEU for every ten hours of qualified instruction). met before enrolling in another course. 5. Corequisite - A course that must be taken during the same or earlier semester as the course in which one is enrolling. This College continues to add and adjust courses, course desig- nations, and course numbers to its offerings. The common core 6. Common Core - A term which refers to courses as listed and the definitions will be adjusted accordingly. under Groups I, II, III, IV of Naugatuck Valley Community- College’s Common Core of General Education which the faculty of the College considers essential to its degree pro- grams. 7. Electives - Courses which may be chosen from items 8, 9, or 10. 8. Liberal Arts Electives - All courses listed in the common core under Groups I, II, III, IV and advanced courses with the same designations. COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 55 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION (CO-OP) How Does Co-op Work? What is Cooperative Education? Students who wish to participate in Co-op should visit the Coop- Cooperative Education at Naugatuck Valley Community College erative Education and Employment Services Office in Kinney is designed to integrate students’ academic learning with career Hall and fill out a Cooperative Education Application. An related work experience. The program is designed in the School- employment specialist will meet with the student to review his/her to-Career model with three interlinking components: college transcript to ensure that all mandatory coursework has been completed and to discuss the type of work experience the School-based learning - courses the students must complete student is interested in pursuing. The employment specialist will in a particular major prior to beginning co-op; then begin to contact area employers to assist the student in finding a suitable co-op placement. Students who enroll in co-op must Work-based learning - an employment experience in the attend a professional development workshop on resume writing student's chosen field of study; and and interview techniques prior to beginning their work experi- ence. Most co-op placements require the student to complete 225 Connecting activities - students must attend a weekly co-op hours of paid work experience and attend a weekly 50 minute co- seminar during their work experience. op seminar. Cooperative education provides students with an answer to a How Is Academic Credit Awarded? common question asked by employers, “What experience have Faculty facilitators supervise the work experience through regular you had?” Upon successful completion of a co-op experience, site visits and through the weekly co-op seminar. Granting of students will have an up-to-date resume with hands-on experience college credit is based on the evaluation of the student’s learning in their field of study and three to six academic credits for their and job performance by the faculty facilitator in consultation with work experience. the employer. The awarding of credit is directly linked to the Programs of Study quality of the work experience and the learning that results. Who is eligible for Co-op? Students who have completed a minimum of 24 college credits Some co-op majors have different minimum work requirements. and have maintained a “C” average overall and in their major are For more information, contact the Cooperative Education and eligible. Students must meet specific curriculum requirements Employment Services Office at (203) 575-8223. related to their major prior to enrollment in co-op. In some fields of study, co-op is required; in others, it is elective. Current majors with a co-op component include: (E - Elective; R - Required) Accounting (E) Automotive Technician (R) Business Computer Applications (E) Business Finance (E) Business Office Technology (R) Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (E) Computer Information Systems (E) Criminal Justice (R) Early Childhood Education (R) Electrical Engineering Technology (E) Environmental Science (E) Fine Arts (E) Fire Technology and Administration (E) Horticulture (R) Hospitality Management (R) Human Services (R) Legal Assistant/Paralegal (R) Liberal Arts (E) Management (E) Marketing (E) Medical Insurance Specialist (R) Plastics (E) 56 PRIOR LEARNING EVALUATION and DISTANCE LEARNING PRIOR LEARNING EVALUATION DISTANCE LEARNING Naugatuck Valley Community College acknowledges its role in If you are well organized and highly motivated, this may be the assisting adults to learn throughout their lives; therefore, the learning environment for you. Learning activities are offered College enthusiastically supports the functions of continuing through a variety of media, resources and delivery systems. On the education in all divisions. The College promotes “learning as a Internet, WebCT is our course management software. Asynchro- lifelong process” and believes that everyone should have the nous course access (that is: students and instructor are not working opportunity to pursue different interests at convenient times and at the same, in the same place) lets you determine when and where at different rates of speed. you will study, (some courses may have a synchronous access requirement, either onsite or online). Basic computer literacy and Prior Learning Evaluation at Naugatuck Valley Community Col- access to the Internet are required. Refer to course descriptions to lege was accepted by the President’s Cabinet in June 1982 as a identify the prerequisites and requirements (hardware/software) result of a two-year study which originated within the College’s unique to each course. NVCC continues to develop new Distance advisory system. The intent is to recognize the varied back- Learning opportunities. grounds of students coming to the College and to provide them with opportunities to begin their college careers or to make For more information refer to the Distance Learning&WebCT adjustments in their professions without duplicating proficiencies link under Academic Services on the NVCC homepage or call the which they may already have attained. Distance Learning office at (203) 575-8182. The following courses are three credits each. No more than 50 percent of the credits required for a degree shall be awarded for prior learning. The credits must be awarded within Arts & Humanities the approved curricula of the College. Fundamentals of Writing ENG-H100 The student may apply for the evaluation of prior learning through Composition ENG-H101 one or both of the following procedures: Literature ENG-H102 Mass Comm: Theories/Practices ENG-H120 Credit by Examination Advanced Prose ENG-H234 If the student wishes to have prior learning assessed through Technical Writing ENG-H236 examination for select courses, he or she may use: Introduction to Multimedia MM-H101 • College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Multimedia Authoring I MM-H104 • College-Produced Examinations Digital Imaging MM-H108 The assessment verifies that learning has occurred and that the Digital Video Production MM-H110 learning is equivalent in level and nature to learning acquired in an Multimedia Authoring II MM-H205 approved college course or program. Please contact Division Multimedia Web Authoring MM-H215 Directors for a list of courses available through credit-by-exami- nation. Behavioral and Social Sciences General Psychology I PSY-H101 For more information, call the Coordinator of Testing, Placement Developmental Psychology PSY-H201 Testing Office at (203) 575-8048. Introduction to Criminal Justice CJ-H101 Legal Aspects of Security CJ-H213 Security Management and Supervision CJ-H224 Credit by Portfolio Assessment If the student wishes to substantiate prior learning via compilation Business of a portfolio of experience, he/she must complete the formal Income Tax Accounting ACCT-H203 course in portfolio preparation (offered during the Spring Semes- Marketing I BUS-H251 ter). Once compiled, the portfolios are assessed by faculty Spreadsheet Applications in Business CS-H123 members qualified in pertinent subject areas. Real Estate Practice LAP-H102 Estate Planning LAP-H201 For more information, contact the Cooperative Education and Advanced Legal Issues LAP-H205 Employment Services Office at (203) 575-8223. Word Processing II WP-H202 Board for State Academic Awards Math /Science (Charter Oak State College) Pre-Algebra MATH-H092 Students may also have their prior learning evaluated by Charter Elementary Algebra MATH-H096 Oak College. Students may visit the local office at Ekstrom Hall, Intermediate Algebra MATH-H102 Room E-524, telephone (203) 575-8174 or call (860) 666-4595. Elementary Statistics MATH-H108 College Algebra MATH-H113 SPECIAL PROGRAMS of STUDY 57 COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY PATHWAY PROGRAM College of Technology Technological Studies Public Act 92-126 created the “Connecticut College of Technol- ogy.” The College of Technology has no buildings or faculty of Course Type Course Title Credits its own, but rather is a unique pathway curriculum between each one of Connecticut’s twelve (12) community colleges to Central General Education Connecticut State University (CCSU) or the University of Con- Arts/Humanities necticut (UConn), or Charter Oak College (Connecticut's external English English Composition 3 degree program). English Oral Communications 3 Fine Arts Elective 3 The College of Technology’s integrated curriculum at Connecticut’s Humanities Elective (literature) 3 public colleges and universities allows individuals to begin their Humanities Elective studies at a community college and transfer directly to CCSU’s (philosophy or foreign lang) 3 School of Technology or to the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering or Charter Oak College (Connecticut's external Science degree program). Chemistry General Chemistry w/lab 4 Physics Physics 4 The curriculum consists of two distinct pathways — one in engineering, the other in technology. Each pathway provides the Mathematics initial two years of study toward a bachelor's degree in technology Mathematics College Algebra 3 at CCSU or in engineering at UConn. Mathematics Trigonometry 3 For additional information, contact the Engineering Technolo- Social Science Programs of Study gies Division at (203) 596-8727. Social Science Elective (history) 3 Social Science Elective (economics) 3 Behavioral Science Elective The Technology Pathway for entry into CCSU’s School of (psychology or sociology) 3 Technology consists of a core of courses that will serve as the Total General Education Credits 38 foundation for the bachelor of science degree in engineering technology, industrial technology and technology education. Con- tinuation at CCSU will require a minimum course grade of “C” and Specialized Core sixty-five hours of college credits in specific courses. CAD Computer-Aided Drafting 3 MEC Materials Science 3 The College of Technology Technological Studies parent program — Introduction to Energy 3 includes an extensive general education component of 38 credits CS Introduction to Computers 3 and a 15-credit program core. There are 12 credits of directed and Mathematics Statistics 3 technical electives that can serve as an option to provide a focus for Total Core Credits 15 students who desire to concentrate their attention on a particular area. The options available are: Choose one Option below: Electrical Option - This option is designed for students who have completed the electrical apprenticeship program available through Option/Directed Electives the Independent Electrical Contractors of CT and have been — Directed Elective 3 introduced to: — Directed Elective 3 • the principles of direct and alternating current and electro- — Technical Elective 3 magnetism, — Technical Elective 3 • operating procedures, function and installation of electric Total Option/Directed Electives Credits 12 meters, transformers, etc., • National Electrical Code requirements for capacitors, elec- tric motors, hazardous locations and Class I, II, and III Electrical Option/Directed Electives installations, and Elec I Electricity I 3 • National Code requirements pertaining to wire closets, Elec II Electricity II 3 junction boxes, stairway and emergency lighting. Elec III Electricity III 3 Elec IV Electricity IV 3 Wastewater Option - This option is designed to introduce stu- Total Electrical Option/Directed Electives Credits 12 dents to the safe and effective operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants, including areas of: • applications of the theoretical principles of wastewater Wastewater Option/Directed Electives treatment processes, WMT I Wastewater I 3 • participation in an internship at an operating wastewater WMT II Wastewater II 3 treatment facility, and WMT III Wastewater III 3 • provide current employees of wastewater treatment WMT IV Wastewater IV 3 facilities an avenue of study that will lead to an associate Total Wastewater Option/Directed Electives Credits 12 degree and transfer to CCSU. Total Credits 65 58 SPECIAL PROGRAMS of STUDY The Engineering Pathway for entry into UConn’s School of STUDY ABROAD Engineering consists primarily of coursework in engineering, As a member college in The College Consortium for International math and science classes. In addition to the sixty-four (64) hours Studies, Naugatuck Valley Community College may enroll stu- of college credits in specific courses, a grade average of “B” wlth dents for semester abroad programs in the following countries and no grade less than “C” is required for continuation at UConn. institutions of higher education: College of Technology Engineering Science Bulgaria University of Ploudiv China Nanjing University Course Type Course Title Credits Columbia Universidad Javeriana Cyprus Frederick Polytechnic University General Education Ecuador Universidad San Francisco de Quito Arts/Humanities England Thames Valley University English English Composition 3 France The Institute for American English Literature & Composition 3 Universities Fine Arts Elective 3 Germany Collegium Palatinum and Schiller Humanities Elective International University (philosophy & ethical analysis) 3 Greece Anatolia College Humanities Elective (western culture) 3 Ireland St. Patrick’s College, University of Limerick Science Israel University of Haifa and Chemistry General Chemistry I w/lab 4 Specialized Schools Chemistry General Chemistry II w/lab 4 Italy The American University of Rome, Scuola Lorenzo de Medici (Florence) Mathematics Japan Suny/Toyana-Ken Mathematics Calculus I 4 Mexico Universidad del Valle de Mexico Mathematics Calculus II 4 Portugal CIAL Centrok de Linguas Russia The Institute of Youth, Moscow Social Science Spain CCIS Institute, Social Science Elective 3 The University of Seville Switzerland Franklin College Specialized Core Summer study is also available in England, France, Germany and — Applied Mechanics I 3 Italy. — Applied Mechanics II 3 Physics Engineering Physics l 4 Admission to Study Abroad Physics Engineering Physics II 4 Students are evaluated for admission to academic studies abroad Mathematics Multivariable Calculus 4 according to their academic ability, maturity, motivation, and Mathematics Differential Equations 3 potential adaptability to a foreign culture. They have usually Computer completed their first year of college. A cumulative grade point Programming FORTRAN or Pascal or “C” 3 average of at least 2.5 is required, and letters of recommendation must be secured from professors who know the student. Open Electives Credits, Transcripts, Costs — Technical or Foreign Language 6 Students register at Naugatuck Valley Community-Technical College and pay the appropriate tuition and fees. Upon successful Total Credits 64 completion of the formal courses abroad, each student receives a transcript from the college reflecting grades achieved and credits earned. SPECIAL INTEREST AND GROUP CONTRACT COURSES Most courses taken abroad transfer readily to four-year institu- Special credit or credit-free courses can be designed or existing tions. A full semester of courses usually earns fifteen (15) credits. courses tailored to meet specific requirements or needs of indi- Summer session earns six (6) to nine (9) credits. Total program vidual professional groups, agencies, businesses and industries. costs range from $4250 to $9000, depending on the country selected. Financial aid is available to qualified students. These courses can be offered on an individual fee basis or on a contract basis. Contractual arrangements are possible for indi- For Further Information vidual businesses or agencies to have courses given on campus and Complete details about host institutions abroad, what is covered also on-site for their management, mid-management, secretarial by the total program cost, and application materials may be and other staff to enhance their ability on the job. In the past, these obtained from the Behavioral and Social Sciences Division, have included nursing home administrators, area hospitals, facto- Kinney Hall, Room K-600, or call (203) 575-8002. ries, small business associations, and public service agencies, among others. Costs vary, depending on instructional and admin- istrative fees. For additional information, call the Business and Industry Training Center at (203) 575-8242.
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